Japhy Weideman is a New York City based lighting designer for theater and opera. Previously at Minnesota Opera he designed the world premiere of Doubt. Other opera designs include Bluebeard’s Castle/Il Prigioniero at La Scala and Nederlandse Opera, Don Giovanni and Eugene Onegin at Opera de Lyon, Life is a Dream and Don Giovanni at Santa Fe Opera, and I Capuleti ed Montecchi at Kansas City Opera. This year he received a Tony Award nomination for his lighting design for Of Mice and Men and his work can currently be seen on Broadway in The Heidi Chronicles. Other productions on Broadway include The Nance (Tony nomination), The Snow Geese, Macbeth and Cyrano de Bergerac. He has lit numerous theater productions in New York City for Lincoln Center Theatre, Playwrights Horizons, Roundabout Theatre Company, The Public Theater, Second Stage and LAByrinth Theatre Company. International work includes London’s West End, Royal Shakespeare Co-Stratford, Edinburgh International Festival, National Theater of Greece and National Theater of Korea.